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#Education

# education - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Student smuggled cocaine into Ireland 'to pay for college fees'

Lucas Lima (25) was offered between €1,000 and €3,000 to bring the bag from Spain.

# education - Friday 17 June, 2016

From Business ETC Ireland's top universities are getting together for a €60m startup fund Funding

Ireland's top universities are getting together for a €60m startup fund

Trinity and UCD are both investing in Atlantic Bridge’s new pool for college spin-out companies.

Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity Tap

Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity

Emer is a graduate of the Trinity Access programme which gives people a second chance at education.

# education - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Every single child who needs a special needs assistant will get one

Minister for Education Richard Bruton said the increase will support 160 new special classes – many for children on the autism spectrum.

# education - Thursday 9 June, 2016

'He's going to struggle': Teenager with learning disability denied Leaving Cert support

Hundreds of students each year are denied supports like readers and scribes and advocates say the SEC needs to widen eligibility criteria.

# education - Monday 6 June, 2016

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at whether students really do make the sun shine for everyone.

# education - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Irish graduates emigrating 'should be regarded as a good thing'

The new head of Trinity Business School says colleges also need to compete in the big ‘blue ocean’.

From Business ETC The businesses turning a buck from those stressful end-of-year exams Education

The businesses turning a buck from those stressful end-of-year exams

A lot hinges on the big secondary school tests – and there’s money to be made helping teens ace them.

# education - Thursday 26 May, 2016

From Business ETC Irish graduates emigrating 'should be regarded as a good thing' Education

Irish graduates emigrating 'should be regarded as a good thing'

The new head of Trinity Business School says colleges also need to compete in the big ‘blue ocean’.

# education - Monday 23 May, 2016

How can we make our schools better? This man wants to know what you think

“The Government’s basic vision is to use our economic success to make people’s lives better.”

# education - Thursday 19 May, 2016

A Ballymun school is finally set to get a new building after 22 years of prefabs

Generations of kids have been waiting for a new school.

# education - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

From Business ETC A gamechanging database of all non-profits' finances launches today Services

A gamechanging database of all non-profits' finances launches today

Benefacts is bringing transparency to a sector that has been ‘hidden in plain view’.

From Business ETC The ‘cost of motherhood’ is higher in Ireland than anywhere in western Europe Work

The ‘cost of motherhood’ is higher in Ireland than anywhere in western Europe

Working women without children earn more than men – but that all changes for those with kids.

# education - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Nearly €30 million in money left lying around is going to good causes

The disbursement comes as part of €28.5 million which will be used to fight disadvantage across the country.

# education - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

'We've spent weeks wrestling with Irish Water - but there's a far bigger concern we need to focus on'

Education funding needs to be kept up to scratch to protect our graduates, the HEA’s chief executive has warned.

From Business ETC The graduate brain drain is finally slowing as the economy picks up Education

The graduate brain drain is finally slowing as the economy picks up

Those with skills in IT are in particularly high demand.

# education - Friday 29 April, 2016

Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230 million expansion at DCU

The money is being used for a massive development of the university’s campus.

From Business ETC Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230m expansion at DCU Education

Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230m expansion at DCU

The money is being used for a massive development of the university’s campus.

# education - Monday 25 April, 2016

Irish is considered among the hardest and least interesting subjects in school

More and more students are getting exemptions.

# education - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From Business ETC 'We could've read all the books in the world, but they wouldn’t prepare us for our first year' Insights

'We could've read all the books in the world, but they wouldn’t prepare us for our first year'

Building a business with no experience is tough – it helps to know your industry backwards.

# education - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

What about this idea? - Caring for older people to pay for your own future care

An Irish student has won an international award for a version of the proposal.

# education - Monday 4 April, 2016

Still a football pitch after five years: The sorry history of the Cork science park

Why a plan that could bring locals thousands of high-end jobs has barely gone anywhere.

# education - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Only way to pay young public servants equally is to end generous pension regime

When addressing public sector pay, the big elephant in the room isn’t just the upfront costs of recruiting new entrants, Aaron McKenna argues.

# education - Saturday 2 April, 2016

From Business ETC ‘Dyslexia helped me look outside the box. It’s a massive part of where I am today’ Insights

‘Dyslexia helped me look outside the box. It’s a massive part of where I am today’

But back when she was in school, this tech founder kept wondering what was wrong with her.

From Business ETC Still a football pitch after five years: The sorry history of the Cork science park Building And Property

Still a football pitch after five years: The sorry history of the Cork science park

Why a plan that could bring locals thousands of high-end jobs has barely gone anywhere.

# education - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From Business ETC The long-awaited project that could transform Cork’s tech scene Startups

The long-awaited project that could transform Cork’s tech scene

The first building at the Cork Science Park has finally got the green light.

# education - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so Cold Hard Cash This post contains a poll

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so

The union said a 1% levy on profits could be used to remove the €3,000 student registration fee.

# education - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham

Student Unions are warning about an increase in problem gambling.

# education - Friday 18 March, 2016

Education minister says it’s not up to her to deal with teacher strike plans

The ASTI is planning further strike days over concerns about planned changes to the junior cycle.

# education - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Woman (91) gets PhD after taking 30 years to finish thesis

Colette Bourlier was awarded the mark of “high distinction” for her thesis on immigrant workers.

# education - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

‘We need to educate children about food that doesn’t come from a packet’

The battle in Marino over pear trees is an example of how we need to think outside the box when it comes to food education, writes Ross Golden-Bannon.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# education - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive

The rumours emerged after the boy’s father died of tuberculosis and kidney failure.

# education - Monday 15 February, 2016

From Business ETC A UCD spin-out company is creating 100 high-skilled pharma jobs in Dublin Health

Students’ Union not happy with university top brass after probe dismisses ‘UCD 200′ claims

UCDSU says management have treated the allegations as ‘public relations’ matter.

# education - Sunday 14 February, 2016

From The42 Adam Byrne making the most of international pedigree at Leinster Education

Adam Byrne making the most of international pedigree at Leinster

The winger scored his first senior try for Leinster, but deflected as much praise as possible.

# education - Friday 12 February, 2016

From Business ETC These are the top skills you need to get headhunted Work

These are the top skills you need to get headhunted

Growing demand from Irish employers for cloud computing and big data skills.

# education - Saturday 6 February, 2016

FactCheck: Did Labour really break a pledge not to increase student fees?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests Fianna Fáil claims about Labour’s record on education.

# education - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Saoirse Ronan has taught Americans how to make the perfect cup of tea An Education

# education - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From Business ETC Even Sesame Street is getting into the venture capital game Startups

Even Sesame Street is getting into the venture capital game

Big Bird and friends have decided to invest in startups.

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